WCSH 6 in Portland, Maine, one of the strongest NBC affiliates in the country and a TEGNA station, is looking for an experienced, motivated leader to continue the ratings and journalistic success of an engaged, passionate news team. NEWS CENTER is the largest broadcast news organization in the state and produces news content for all three television markets. As a statewide operation, you will also direct our team of journalists at WLBZ 2, our sister station in Bangor, Maine. The next news director will maintain our strong belief that our role as journalists is to hold the powerful accountable and be a voice for the voiceless. This person will understand how to coach and develop young talent, while valuing the knowledge and experience from the veteran staff. This person must have solid journalistic judgement, a keen eye for talent, and the ability to maintain a positive culture where creativity thrives. This person should also have a passion for evolving Local TV news. You’ll live and work in one of the most beautiful areas in the country: Maine, the way life should be. TEGNA is the current Broadcasting and Cable Magazine’s “Station Group of the Year.”
To be considered a candidate for an opening at WCSH 6 – you must complete the online application. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. No phone calls please.